Program Information

School: Dalhousie University
Faculty: Health Professions
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Radiologic Technology/Science – Radiographer
Description: We’re a nationally accredited school that offers a Bachelor of Health Science (BHSc) in four professional disciplines: Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiological Technology, and Respiratory Therapy. We also offer Medical Laboratory Technology in the Post Diploma program. We’re the only fully integrated four-year university-based program of this kind in Canada.

This profession uses radiation to produce images of patients’ anatomical structures. Radiological technologists are highly skilled in producing and evaluating radiographic images used by specialized doctors to make a medical diagnosis. They work in general diagnostic imaging areas of hospitals and clinics, as well as in such specialties as computed tomography (CT), interventional radiology (e.g. angiography), and mammography.

URL: Health Science – Radiological Technology (BHSc) at Dalhousie University
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,683

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition and incidental fees.

Careers: Ultrasound Technologists (Medical Sonographers)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Assessment of academic performance based on the applicant’s transcripts accounts for 80% of the applicant’s overall total score. Applicants are required to have completion of academic Grade 12 with at least five Grade 12 university preparatory courses, including: English, Academic Math, two Sciences: Physics and either Biology or Chemistry; and one other acceptable university-preparatory course. Overall average of 75% in the five university preparatory courses used to meet admission requirements is required. No grade lower than 70% in the five courses.